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This beer cheese dip recipe, has warm hint of mustard and a complex mix of spices that compliments pretzels and dipping veggies perfectly.

Cheese Sauce SideDish Vegetarian Winter

This beer cheese dip recipe, has warm hint of mustard and a complex mix of spices that compliments pretzels and dipping veggies perfectly.

Jump to Recipe Though I’ve talked about my obsession with pretzels here on my blog, I don’t think I’ve mentioned how I also have an equal amount of love for thick cheese dip. Especially when it’s in combination with soft pretzels or smeared on a soft pretzel bun. If I’m at a pub (which is fairly rare nowadays, but it still happens) and there is an option for soft pretzels with cheese dip, I will order it. It doesn’t matter what else is available. We’re getting the pretzels with cheese dip. Making your own beer cheese dip at home is...

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This beer cheese dip recipe, has warm hint of mustard and a complex mix of spices that compliments pretzels and dipping veggies perfectly.

Beer Cheese Dip Sauce Winter

This beer cheese dip recipe, has warm hint of mustard and a complex mix of spices that compliments pretzels and dipping veggies perfectly.

Jump to Recipe Though I’ve talked about my obsession with pretzels here on my blog, I don’t think I’ve mentioned how I also have an equal amount of love for thick cheese dip. Especially when it’s in combination with soft pretzels or smeared on a soft pretzel bun. If I’m at a pub (which is fairly rare nowadays, but it still happens) and there is an option for soft pretzels with cheese dip, I will order it. It doesn’t matter what else is available. We’re getting the pretzels with cheese dip. Making your own beer cheese dip at home is...

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How to Build a Great Fort for Your Child to Play In

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How to Build a Great Fort for Your Child to Play In

Sometimes we love to just trash out our house and make forts. Back in 2011 (this post was originally published 9/20/11), everybody needed their own fort, then they would go visit each other. Here are some keys to a good fort: 1. a big, light blanket or dark sheet 2. something to weigh your cloth material down and/or 3. something high to hang the material from 4. pillows 5. snacks Since we moved to the country and have a completely different type of house and furniture, the kids now use large binder clips to hang material on an upright ping-pong...

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